Part Five: 5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week

Part Five: 5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week

Maybe you’ve tried one, two, three, or ALL FOUR of our previous Happy Hour blogs’ suggestions. Well, don’t worry- we are back with 5 more of the best choices to enjoy Happy Hour specials around Central Jersey.

We’ve picked 5 more of our favorites for you, your friends, and family to try this week. Try one, or try them all – these happy hour deals won’t break the bank, and they’re sure to be an enjoyable way for you to end the day or check out on the weekend. You can also view our full happy hour guide here to stay current on the best deals in the area.

Plus, if you download our Locals InMotion™ app, you can find exclusive information and even more amazing deals to Jersey’s leading restaurants. To download our app, please visit us in the iTunes store. 

5 Central Jersey Happy Hours to Try This Week

Blu Grotto Ristorante

Fresh comes first and foremost, and Blu Grotto believes that the Italian method of serving what is freshest and comes from closest to where you live makes for the best possible ingredients. It’s evident in all of their dishes, and especially their Happy Hour specials that won’t break the bank! Come out from 3:30pm – 6:30pm Wednesday through Friday for your choice of small plates including a Kale and Romaine Caesar Salad, Parmesean Edamame, or Garlic Shrimp for $8 each. Plus, grab a $6 mixed drink or $7 cocktail or glass of wine. Looking to stop by earlier? Try their delicious three course price fixed lunch for only $25. Some of our favorites include the Burrata Caprese and the Chicken Milenese. Not hungry enough for all three courses? Don’t worry…menu items are available a la carte as well! 200 Port Au Peck AvenueOceanport, NJ, (732)-571-7900,

Taka Restaurant & Bar

Most Happy Hours are all about burgers, pizza, and wings; but at Taka, it’s all about fresh sushi and a Japanese twist on American classics such as meatballs on a skewer (Tsukune Yakitori) and fried chicken in a sweet and spicy sauce (Kara-age).  They also offer select $3 draft beers and $6 red/white wines, sangrias, cocktails, and sakes. Catch these awesome deals every Monday through Friday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm. While you’re there, indulge in Taka’s decadent desserts after your meal such as green tea cheesecake, gelato, or mochi. 660 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ, (732)-775-1020,


Located in New Brunswick, Clydz, is a creative food and drink bar and restaurant. Their cocktail Happy Hour is what makes them so unique and a cut above the rest. Check out their extensive drink menu here and small bite options for only $6 to pair them with. These options include pirogies, hummus, BBQ short rib sliders, crispy calamari, and more! Happy Hour specials are served at the bar only, Monday through Friday from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. 55 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ, (732)-846-6521,

Paragon Tap & Table

Not only do they serve Happy Hour from 4:00pm – 7:00pm Monday through Friday, but Paragon Tap & Table also has a special each night of the week! Mondays are for 1/2 price growlers and wine bottles for a great start to the week. Next up on Tuesday, they offer 1/2 price craft draft beers. Following that is $5 martini Wednesdays with your choice of 6 different flavors to choose from. Thursdays are all about Happy Hour because these specials and more are served past 7:00pm, all the way until close! Last, but certainly not least, is Teacher Appreciation Night on Fridays with specials starting at 3:00 pm, an hour early, and to accommodate teachers after a busy day (and week) at work! 77 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ, (732)-931-1776,

The Robinson Ale House

With two locations in Central Jersey, Asbury Park and Red Bank, The Robinson Ale House is a local’s favorite for 1/2 price appetizers including Thai chili wings, fried zucchini, nachos, buffalo shrimp, chili, pizza, deviled eggs, and more! Plus, they offer $2 off draft beers, $5-6 house drinks, and $6-7 house wines at both locations. The Asbury Park location serves Happy Hour from 4:00pm – 7:00pm and Red Bank serves Happy Hour from 3:00pm – 6:30pm Monday through Friday. Two awesome locations and so many amazing deals, you’ll definitely need to stop by wherever you are! 1200 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ, (732)-774-1400 26 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ, (732)-383-8219,

With specials every night of the week, endless restaurants and bars to choose from, and menu items to make your mouth water, the choices are unlimited! Keep up with our future happy hour articles as well as reading our past articles (if you haven’t already). Always know, for the best happy hours, food and drink specials, and other exciting events, keep up with us at Central Jersey inMotion – We’ve always got you covered!